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‘We need the literature of other countries to expand our
horizons and stimulate our ideas. Without it, we are not only
diminished, we are starved’
(The Times, Magnus Linklater 29/06/05)
by Fleur Daugey
Age Range: 9-11
How are volcanoes formed and why do they erupt? In this fascinating pop-up book, you will be able to find out all the answers and much more. Discover the different types of eruption, what scientists can learn from them and the animals that call them home. From volcanoes at the bottom of the sea or those on Mars, there will be something of interest for every reader.
As well as being able to explore beneath the surface of our planet Pop-up Volcano!, provides information on some of the historical eruptions from a mysterious one that occurred during the Middle Ages and the devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius outside Pompeii in Italy almost two thousand years ago.
French author Fleur Daugey’s lively bite-sized blocks of text is packed with facts and accompanied by five stunning pop-ups - with paper engineering by Bernard Duisit and detailed illustrations by Tom Vaillant, this is a book that is sure to appeal to all those amateur volcanologists and nature lovers.